Category: Malta

Extend your summer!

After a sweltering summer at home, it’s clear nobody wants it to end. An autumnal escape allows you to extend this rush of sunshine longer into the year – let the good times keep rolling... Why not extend your summer by walking on La Gomera. Experience spectacular coastal walks with breath-taking views of La Palma, El Hierro, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, complimented with exceptional local cuisine. Discover the secrets of Tenerife with soaring…

Breakaway’s 2018 Travel Guide

This is our round-up of destinations that have either been dubbed as trending for this year by travel and industry experts, or that we have chosen based on anniversaries or celebrations in the regions. Take a look and get some destination inspiration for the year!   Croatia Croatia boasts 1,250 mi of coastline, over 1,000 islands, and 8 national parks. And this month, the new James Bond film is filming…

7 Ways to break the norm in 2018!

Do something different on foot or by bike in 2018! Our walking & cycling tours focus on unique experiences where you can make memories and create those special moments that matter. This could be a fabulous meal you had during your trip, an encounter with the locals that made you smile or something as simple yet astonishing as a panoramic hilltop view. Do something different, broaden your horizons and make…

7 Unique Christmas Destinations

It's that time of year when we start getting inquiries from people looking for something truly unique to do over the Christmas holidays. Our popular Christmas program includes cycling or walking to varied destinations, including the peaceful Mediterranean island of Gozo (sister island to Malta); warm winter walking in the best of the unspoiled  Western Algarve region of Portugal and, in the Canary Islands, walking along the dramatic volcanic landscapes,…

Our new Winter 2017/Spring 2018 Sun Escapes are now available!

Our new Sun Escapes now available, detailing all our walking & cycling tours that run between September 2017 and May 2018. There is still plenty of sun to be enjoyed; you just need to know where to look! The popular Algarve region of Portugal could be for you, with mild temperatures year-round and beautiful scenery, or the sunny Mediterranean island of Gozo, with its stunning coastline, lush valleys and UNESCO…

Blue Flag Beaches: The world’s best beaches you’ve probably never heard of

[caption id="attachment_1121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Beautiful beach in Tamariu (Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain)[/caption] Blue Flag beaches and marinas are well known throughout Europe, with more than 4000 beaches and marinas in 49 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean and more.  Given the USA doesn’t participate in the voluntary eco-award, the designation isn’t as well known here. The prestigious Blue Flag designation is awarded by the…

Water blog

[caption id="attachment_999" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Walker relaxing on the Island of Gozo[/caption] Anyone who lives on a lake, ocean or river knows the pleasure of sitting idly and gazing out over the shimmering waters.  What is it exactly that attracts us to the view, other than the pure beauty of the scenery? Scientists have recently discovered a significant correlation between living on the coast, especially near the sea, and your health…

Discover Scenic Gozo – Malta’s “Calypso Isle”

To some people, a vacation’s hardly a vacation without that island feeling—sunshine, warm sand and the sound of surf lulling away all your worries. We don’t blame them! And here at Breakaway Adventures, we have plenty of options for an island getaway. One of our favorites takes you to the Maltese island of Gozo, a historic island with a long association with the ancient Homerian story of the Odyssey, in…

Malta, Cyprus Go Euro

Two Mediterranean countries that our tours visit have joined other European countries in adopting the Euro, making it easier for you to travel with a single currency.According to the BBC, they have both been members of the European Union since May 2004, and will be the 14th and 15th members of the eurozone.For more information about the changeover and exchange rates in Malta, visit http://www.euro.gov.mt/ or visit the National Website…